If you want to live big, you have to pay big. Some of the greatest, largest, most exquisite, most expensive houses in the world are on the market. But just which one is the most expensive house in the world? If you’ve ever imagined what your dream house would look like, take a look at these to boost your ideas. Mind you they all come with a mighty fat bill. They are the most expensive houses in the world!
1. Antilia, Mumbai, India $1 billion
This modern high-rise is the residence of one of the richest men on the planet, Mukesh Ambani. It is located In Mumbai, India. The 27-story building features several floors of bedrooms and bathrooms, 6 floors worth of parking lots, a 4 floor garden, a ballroom level, a health level, a gym and an “ice room”. The architecture is based on Vastu Shastra, an Indian tradition which is conducive to the movement of positive energy. Each floor has a unique design.
2. Villa Leopolda, Villefranche-sur-mer, France $ 736 Million
Built by King Leopold II of Belgium in 1902, Villa Leopolda is considered the priciest mansion in Europe, located in the French Riviera. It is now owned by Mikhail Prokhorov, the Russian billionaire who also owns the Brooklyn Nets.
3. Fair Field, Sagaponack, N.Y. $ 198 Million
Owned by businessman Ira Leon Rennert is located in New York´s Hamptons. This 66,000 square-foot property have a bowling alley, a basketball court and a hot tub valued for a price of $150,000.
4. The Hearst Mansion, San Simeon, California $ 165 Million
John Fitzgerald Kennedy spend his honeymoon in this luxurious castle . It also served as the backdrop of the classic movie The Godfather. It features a disco, 3 swimming pools, a movie theater and 29 bedrooms.
5. Franchuk Villa, London, $ 161 Million
Situated in London, the Franchuk Villa is a 10-bedroom Victorian estate that features a private movie theatre, a panic room, an underground indoor swimming pool and a gym. Owned by Elena Franchuk, a Ukrainian businesswoman and philanthropist.